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  • 39th Operations Support Squadron

    The 39 Operations Support Squadron leads world-class airfield & support operations to orchestrate and control US, Turkish, and coalition forces operating at Incirlik Airbase in the execution of full-spectrum airpower and nuclear deterrent operations.Our vision is to be USAFE’s premier power projection platform and the wing’s agile fulcrum between
  • 39th Weapons System Security Group

    The 39th Weapons System Security Group provides command and control and oversight for 500+ personnel across three squadrons. The group provides compliance-driven maintenance, airfield, and force protection capabilities that underpin successful execution of a variety of mission sets and airfield management mission sets. It directly supports U.S.,
  • Heat and Flag Conditions

    IntroductionThe goal of the thermal stress management program is to prevent heat-related injuries through education and monitoring. Monitoring is conducted May through October when temperatures are expected to reach 85 degrees Fahrenheit as a daily high and during readiness exercises. The Wet Bulb Globe Temperature (WBGT) measurements take into
  • Incirlik Voting Assistance

    Welcome to your Incirlik Air Base voting assistance center! We are here to assist you in all of your voting needs and inquiries regarding voting from our overseas location. Just because we are located thousands of miles from our familiar homeland does not mean our right to include our vote in elections goes away.Your voting office is co-located

    Chaplain: If you need a chaplain from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., call DSN 676-6441. After duty hours, weekends or holidays, call the command post at DSN 676-9920 and ask for the duty chaplain.Chapel services:Monday-ThursdayReconciliation 11 a.m.Catholic Daily Mass 11:30 a.m.SundayGospel service 11:30 a.m.Traditional service 1:30 p.m.Latter Day Saints

    Family Advocacy: DSN: 676-6452Commercial: 0322-316-6452Services offered include:Anger Management ClassesStress Management ClassesRelationship Enhancement ClassesHome visitation for expecting parentsFamily violence reporting via an Unrestricted Report or a Restricted ReportEqual Opportunity:DSN: 676-6210Commercial: 0322-316-6210Services
  • Incirlik Air Base History

     The long and storied heritage of the 39th Air Base Wing began on Nov. 20, 1940, with the establishment of the 39th Bombardment Group. The group activated on Jan. 15, 1941, flying the B-17 Flying Fortress and the B-25 Mitchell at Fort Douglas, Utah, and moved to Geiger Field, WA on Jul. 2, 1941. It then moved to Davis-Monthan Field, AZ, adopting
  • Driving in Turkey

    MILITARY MEMBERS: All military members stationed or TDY at Incirlik Air Base must have a valid stateside license or an International Driver's License. During in-processing, Pass and Registration will provide you with a USAFE FM 181, Vehicle Operator's Permit for Turkey, based on your valid stateside or International Driver's License, IDL. Bottom
  • Education Center

    The 39th Force Support Squadron Education Office assists Airmen in finding the perfect higher level degree that will help them achieve their goals. During your tour in Turkey you'll have an opportunity to pursue your higher education degree from our current on-base institution, The University of Maryland (UMUC), or one of the many distance learning
  • 39th Air Base Wing Mission

    Incirlik Air Base is located seven miles from Adana, Turkey. About 1,500 military members are assigned here. The mission of the 39th Air Base Wing is to support and protect U.S. and NATO assets and people throughout Turkey while providing a full spectrum of capabilities to the warfighter. The 39 ABW also supports two geographically separated

Incirlik History

The U.S. Engineering Group began construction of the base located approximately 250 miles southeast of Ankara, Turkey, in the spring of 1951. The U.S. Air Force initially planned to use the base as an emergency staging and recovery site for medium and heavy bombers. The Turkish General Staff and the U.S. Air Force signed a joint use agreement for the new base in December 1954. Fact Sheet


Turks are very proud of their history and the founder of their country, Mustafa Kemal Ataturk. They show a great respect to Ataturk's name, pictures and statues. Do not act disrespectfully to Ataturk's name, pictures or statues, including Turkish money, which has Ataturk's picture on it. Fact Sheet

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